Mehnaz is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with over 5 years of experience in financial compliance. She has a proven track record in investigative reporting, risk management, developing policies, streamlining procedures and creating effective training materials.
Mehnaz started her compliance career with a leading wealth management firm in Australia where she assessed financial plans to ensure regulatory and licensee guidelines were met. Gradually she leaned more towards investigative work which led her to AML and eventually pursuing CAMS designation in 2020. Currently, she works as an AML Analyst with Monex Canada where she contributes to the continuing development, preparation and maintenance of the compliance and financial crime policies and procedures while performing due diligence checks on all clients to identify and mitigate high risk factors.
Mehnaz is also an active member of the Toronto compliance community. She mentors new AML professionals and previously guided aspiring CAMS candidates with their exam preparations. She recently led a collaboration project titled "Writing an effective SAR" in effort to simplify the SAR writing process which truly showcased her passion for sharing knowledge with others and creating effective training material. As an avid learner, Mehnaz is always pursuing new learning opportunities and aspires to be known as a speaker and an author in the AML space."